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Privacy Statement
1. Personal data:

HOST Trust reg. collects, processes and uses your personal data with your consent only or based on your instructions or appointment for the purposes agreed on or other legal regulations in consistency with the EU-Regulation on General Data Protection (hereinafter called GDPR). All this under careful observation of the rules on data protection and civil law.

Only the personal data necessary for the execution and administration of our trust services will be collected or those which you have disclosed to us on a voluntary basis.

Personal data means any information concerning personal or factual relations as among others name, date of birth, age, gender, address, telephone- and fax number, e-mail address, tax and social security number, photos, video and voice recordings of individuals as well as biometric data like finger prints. All this may include sensitive data as those relating to health or criminal proceedings.

2. Information and deletion:

As client or data subject you are at any time – safe the observation of probable trustee-client secrecies concerned – entitled:
  • to information on your personal data stored, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing;
  • to have the data rectified, transmitted, to raise objections thereto and to restrict processing as well as to lock and erase incorrect and illegitimate processed data. We ask you for your kind notification of any changes in your personal data;
  • to withdraw the consent given to us in relation to the use of your personal data.
Any filings of you concerning information, rectification, erasure, objection and/or transmission – the latter however only if it does not cause undue efforts on our part – of data can be sent in writing or via electronic means to the address of HOST Trust reg. shown in article 10 below.

You have also the possibility to contact the competent supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that processing of your personal data by us is in contradiction to the applicable law on data protection or any of your other rights and claims under the same had been infringed in any other manner. In Liechtenstein the competent supervisory authority is called ´Datenschutzstelle´ (

3. Data protection:

Your personal data is due to adequate organizational and technical measures protected. In specific, these measures concern the protection against unauthorized, illegal or coincidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation.

Despite of our efforts to maintain a high adequate standard for data protection it is not guaranteed that information provided to us by you via e-mail, internet, telephone or fax are not illegally accessed and/or used by third parties.

Therefore, please note, that we cannot undertake any liability for disclosure of information due to failures in data transfer and/or unauthorized access via third parties not caused by us (e.g.: hacker attack on e-mail accounts respectively monitoring of telephone and interception of fax communication).

4. Use of data:

Data made disposable to us will not be processed for any other purposes as the ones in line with the duties undertaken by us on your instruction, your consent or any legal regulation in accordance with the GDPR. Exempt therefrom is only the use of data for statistical purposes to the extent as the same made disposable to us had been anonymized beforehand.

5. Transfer of data to third parties:

In order to execute your instructions it might probably be necessary to transfer your personal data to third parties (e.g.: contracting parties, banks, insurance companies, service provider used by us), administrative authorities and courts. A transfer of your data will only be effectuated according to the safeguards given by the GDPR or based on your prior consent.

Part of the above mentioned recipients of your personal data may be situated out of Liechtenstein or processing the same there. In other countries the level of data protection may probably differ from the one in Liechtenstein. Therefore, we transfer your personal data only to those countries which had been acknowledged by the EU-Commission to apply an adequate level of data protection. Otherwise, we undertake the necessary measures to assure that the recipients will apply an adequate level due to the use of standard contract clauses.

Furthermore, we want to make you aware of the following: in context with providing trust services to you it might be necessary to collect personal data of you related to the transactions and facts concerned from third parties.

6. Notification of a data breach:

We are eager to assure that probable data breaches will become known at an early stage. Furthermore, that you and the competent supervisory authority will be notified without delay of the same under denomination of the category of data concerned.

7. Data storage:

We will not store data for a longer time than necessary to comply with our contractual respectively legal obligations as well as to defend against probable claims of liability.

8. Cookies – use of our website:

Our website uses ´cookies´ in order to allow a user friendly, effective and secure access.

A ´cookie´ is a small data set transferred by our webserver via the browser to the hard disk of your computer. This in order to allow our website to recognize you as user once a connection is established between our webserver and your browser. Cookies assist us to determine the frequency of use as well as the numbers of uses of our website. The content of the cookies used by our website is restricted to an identification number which does not allow a personal affiliation of the user.

Two kinds of cookies are used by the present website:
  • Session cookies: These are temporary cookies which are only stored on your browser until you leave. They are automatically deleted thereafter.
  • Permanent cookies: For a more user friendly access these cookies stay stored on your computer in order to allow our website to recognize your browser when accessing it next time.
You have the possibility to configure your browser in a way that you are informed if cookies shall be set. You have then the opportunity to allow only or reject the same in a specific case, for certain categories or in general as well as to have the same deleted once your browser is deactivated. However, the deactivation of cookies can restrict the technical functionality of our website.

9. Server-Log-Files:

The provider of our website automatically collects and stores information sent by your browser to us in so-called server-log-files. This in order to optimize the performance of our system, its user-friendliness and to make useful information concerning our services available. Concerned are your internet protocol-address (IP-address), browser and language chosen, operation system, referrer URL, your internet service provider as well as date and time.

This data will not be consolidated with personal data. However, we reserve the right to check on this data if we have any serious hint that the use done was illegal.

10. Our contact details:

The protection of your personal data is of concern for us. For questions or objections we are at any time available to you under the below stated contact details:

HOST Trust reg.
Josef Rheinberger Strasse 11
FL-9490 Vaduz/Liechtenstein

Tel: +423 392 42 45
Fax: +423 392 42 46

Dr.iur. Gerhard R. Holzhacker M.B.L.-HSG